4 October 1998
Major modification program on the reference in non-main-stream languages!
I have decided to include the translation of titles and some useful
hints to the back of field where bibliographic information is stored. This
information is visible from "full record view" only.
30 September 1998
29 Russian items are added, thanks to the generous contribution by
Professor Anatoly P. Milka, which includes 1985 issue of Sovetskaja
"Bachovskije chtenija" (Bach-Readings conferences), etc.
27 September 1998
116 New Items are added since 12 August, consisting of the following:
A further list of 14 dissertations are listed separately (click here),
which I have so far unable to confirm whether they are completed and accepted
for the degree.
Zenshu (Tokyo, Shogakukan; see also "Essential
Collections") = 105 items, thanks to Mr Tetsuo Ohara, the editor of
this important series of publication in Japanese language.
PhD Dissertations = 11 items.
12 August 1998
New Page -- "Essential Collections"
-- is added from the entrance page where the majority of main reference
items as well as important items can be searched quickly.
3 August 1998
Since April, about 100 new items are added, including the following
21 April 1998
Since January, about 200 new records have been added to the database,
thanks to the contributors.
14 January 1998
12 January 1998
Just received information from J.-S.-Bach Institut, Göttingen about
the seminar entitled "Die Zeit, die Tag und Jahre macht." Zur
Chronologie des Schaffens bei Johann Sebastian Bach. (Internationales
wissenschftliches Colloquium aus Anlaß des 80. Geburtstags von Dr.
DMus. h.c. Alfred Dürr, Göttingen, 13. - 15. März 1998.).
Major additions of recent articles plus some corrections were made to the
data, as many books were consulted at the BL, London last week.
2 January 1998
11 December 1997
About two hundred records have been made redundant (mainly reviews
moved into the referred items) which were replaced with the new records
from publisher's catalogues and OPAC97.
28 October 1997
Thanks to Malcolm's help, you can now use a wild-card in your search.
For the details about how to use, please read "functions
explained", a new link from search pages.
27 October 1997
A structural modification was made to two fields, viz. Series &
Country, to rectify the problems with search functions reported
earlier. New structure for Series is explained under special
15 October 1997
Some minor corrections are made to the database; ca. 20 new records
replaced redundant records.
5 October 1997
Two mirror services (USA and Japan) are in operation, thanks to generosity
of my friends.
14 September 1997
Following several calls for help information on search facilities,
I have added a page and linked it from Complex
Search page. Accordingly the structure of the Complex
Search is slightly modified.
11 September 1997
In addition to about 50 new items, many items published between 1850 and
1930 contain more detailed information, as the references are compared
with Sylvia Kenney's Catalog of the Emilie and Karl Riemenschneider
Memorial Bach Library (1960), a kind gift to me by Dr Elinore Barber
of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute.
Improvements are made in the appearance of search result screen. Articles
now appear in the following format:
Author: Title. Journal,
vol/number (year), pages
14 August 1997
About 200 items are updated / added to the database. I am most grateful
to the staff of Kunitachi College of Music Library (Tokyo, Japan), in particular
Mr Hitoshi Matsushita, for their generous assistance at my two-day visit.
11 July 1997
You can now restrict the search by the language used under Complex
25 June 1997
I have added / updated about 300 items of recent publications, thanks
to Daniel Melamed of Yale University and Elinore Barber of Riemenschneider
Bach Institute at my recent visit.
14 June 1997
Complex search now includes more specific
items, such as "Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue" and "Toccata".
3 June 1997
Database: Adding 13 new references and fixed inconsistencies in quotes
(replaced typographical quotes with straight ones); Series database now
also in action.
Many more hits can be displayed: I have decided to increase the maximum
number of hit from 30 to 200.
Enhanced search facilities: adding browse periodical browse and a link
to the form view within a list generated by the search.
Adding form view, displaying the detail of the chosen record at a time.
First created: 1 May 1997